Fort de Socoa

Historic site and monument, Fort

This fort built from 1627 and reshaped by Vauban was intended to insure the protection of the port of Socoa and the bay of Saint Jean de Luz. A first crossed drawbridge, we enter within the Fort. The second drawbridge completes the defensive device between the tower and the residential buildings of the garrison. To protect it, it was necessary to build a military fort. It filled its role until the middle of 19th century before being allocated to the Customs department , then to the activities connected to the sail

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Irekiera

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  • Classification : Registered and listed sites
  • Visiting conditions : Unaccompanied tours

Location

Kokapena

Fort de Socoa
64500 CIBOURE
+33 5 59 47 64 56